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paintbox

(ˈpeɪntˌbɒks)
n
(Art Terms) a box containing a tray of dry watercolour paints
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Noun1.paintbox - a box containing a collection of cubes or tubes of artists' paintpaintbox - a box containing a collection of cubes or tubes of artists' paint
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
Translations

paintbox

[ˈpeɪntbɒks] Ncaja f de pinturas

paintbox

[ˈpeɪntbɒks] nboîte f de couleur, boîte f de couleurs

paintbox

[ˈpeɪntˌbɒks] nscatola di colori
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Nine pupils donned Christmas hats and got to work with their paintboxes, their designs of snowmen, Christmas trees and Santa Claus bringing a touch of winter to the heat of a summer's day.
Also on This Day: 1766: Around this date,the English supplier and maker of artists' materials, William Reeves, began to sell the first paintboxes with watercolour tablets; 1875: Birth of thriller writer Edgar Wallace; 1891: The telephone link between London and Paris began operating; 1960: The US launched the world's first weather satellite; 1984: American singer Marvin Gaye was shot dead by his father on his 45th birthday.
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